South Harper Historic District

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South Harper Historic District
South Harper Historic District.jpg
House in the South Harper Historic District, February 2012
South Harper Historic District is located in South Carolina
South Harper Historic District
South Harper Historic District is located in USA
South Harper Historic District
Location Both sides of S. Harper St. from 320 to 1037, Laurens, South Carolina
Coordinates 34°29′31″N 82°00′59″W / 34.49194°N 82.01639°W / 34.49194; -82.01639Coordinates: 34°29′31″N 82°00′59″W / 34.49194°N 82.01639°W / 34.49194; -82.01639
Area 32 acres (13 ha)
Architectural style Classical Revival, Queen Anne, Early 20th century cottages
MPS City of Laurens MRA
NRHP Reference # 86003161[1]
Added to NRHP November 19, 1986

South Harper Historic District is a national historic district located at Laurens, Laurens County, South Carolina. It encompasses 44 contributing buildings in a residential section of Laurens. It includes a collection of early-20th century vernacular residences and houses that range in date from the early-19th century to about 1935, with almost half having been built during the first decade of the 20th century. Architectural styles include Neo-Classical, Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, and Bungalow. Notable dwellings include the Hix-Blackwell House (c. 1857), H. Douglas Gray House (c. 1910), Machen-Long House (c. 1905), and Gov. Robert Archer Cooper House (c. 1905).[2][3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ unknown (n.d.). "South Harper Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved June 2014. 
  3. ^ "South Harper Street Historic District, Laurens County (Laurens)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved June 2014.  accompanying map